ON THIS DAY | Cellist Paul Tortelier Died On This Day In 1990

He is remembered as one of the prominent cellists of the 20th Century, with his famed students including Jacqueline du Pré

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Paul Tortelier

French cellist Paul Tortelier died on this day in 1990, aged 76.

He received worldwide recognition in the 1970s and 80s after recording a series of cello masterclasses for Britain's BBC TV.

 

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